American Masters

Robert F. Kennedy: Friend and Admirer of George Plimpton

Clip: Season 28 Episode 5 | 1m 55s

In this film excerpt, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recalls his father's admiration for Plimpton. "My father admired George for his courage, he had a curiosity about life and I think that’s the thing that probably attracted my father the most to him," says Kennedy, Jr. "Like my father, he saw life as a great adventure." Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself airs May 16, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS.

Aired: 05/16/14

Rating: NR

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